9 Nov 2009 19:36

Two enterprises to re-deploy up to 15,000 Avtovaz staff

TOGLIATTI. Nov 9 (Interfax) - Two enterprises - Avtovaz Perspektiva and Reforming Center - have been set up to re-deploy up to 15,000 staff from car maker Avtovaz , First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov told reporters following a meeting with employees on Monday.

"Nobody will be laid off. We're working on the basis that we are creating new jobs and offering new employment opportunities," Shuvalov said.

Shuvalov said he explained what the jobs involved were and where workers would be needed in the future. The company's management will decide on the procedure for transferring staff.